We warmly welcome Patent specialist Irina Annenkova to Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team!
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We look at investigating patents from the technical perspective and introduce Papula-Nevinpat’s partnership with Huld for this kind of work.
Germany has on 17 February 2023 ratified the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC), confirming that the long-awaited unitary patent system will start on 1 June 2023.
Our trademark attorney Annikki Hämäläinen was interviewed for a piece in the Asia IP Magazine about Kazakhstan to create a roadmap for IP improvement.
Papula-Nevinpat recognized as one of the top patent firms both in Finland and Russia in the 2021 edition of the IAM Patent 1000
In addition five Papula-Nevinpat's patent attorneys have been identified as top patent practitioners.
Papula-Nevinpat lawyers named in the 2022 Best Lawyers™ list: Alexandr Bilyk, Alexander Polikarpov and Marina Smirnova
Warm congratulations Alexandr, Alexander and Marina! We would also like to thank our clients and colleagues for all the work we have done together over the years.
Papula-Nevinpat's Heidi Mikkola, Jussi Mikkola, Markku Simmelvuo, Alexander Polikarpov and Marina Sokolova named as IP STARS 2021. Congratulations!
The last episode in our spring 2021 Russia-Eurasia IP webinar series covered pharmaceutical patenting in Russia. The article includes the main points you should know.
Patent Specialist Kristina Sorochkina strengthens Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team
Patent specialist Kristina Sorochkina has joined Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team on 1 April 2021. Warmly welcome!
Read an article about licence agreements in Russia written by our trademark attorney Annikki Hämäläinen and patent attorney Erik Viik in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review (March 2021).
Folke Johansson has been selected as an IAM Global Leader also for the year 2021 - warm congratulations!
Read an article about patent infringements and statistics in Russia written by our patent attorney Erik Viik in the latest issue of the World Intellectual Property Review.
The Patent Lawyer Magazine – What you should know to be successful in IP litigation in Russia by Riikka Palmos
Our Head of Legal Team Russia Riikka Palmos has written an article, What you should know to be successful in IP litigation in Russia, in the latest edition of the Patent Lawyer Magazine.
New rules of consideration of oppositions and appeals have come into force at the Russian patent office. Read about the main changes.
Patent Prosecution Highway cooperation between the Finnish Patent and Registration Office and Eurasian Patent Organization has started
By filing one single patent application with the EAPO, you can obtain a patent in all the countries that have joined the Eurasian Patent Convention (EAPC). The agreement between the EAPO and the PRH will cover both national and PCT applications.
The first Russian patents relating to the treatment of COVID-19 have been granted last week. Read about the inventions that benefited from the Patent Office’s prioritized, fast-track examination.
Information about possible exceptional arrangements at the patent offices in Finland, Russia and Eurasia due to coronavirus pandemic
Exceptional arrangement are in place at the following patent offices: Russia, EAPO, Azerbaijan and Georgia.
Papula-Nevinpat again recognized as one of the top patent firms both in Finland and Russia in the 2020 edition of the IAM Patent 1000
“Papula-Nevinpat always produces phenomenal work and is one of the best patent attorney firms to cooperate with.”
Members The members of the EAEU are Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. General information about the EAEU The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is an economic union of states located in Central and Northern Asia and Eastern Europe. The Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union was signed on 29 May 2014 by the leaders of […]
The Russian patent litigation system is bifurcated: patent infringement cases are heard by courts, while patent invalidity actions are filed with an administrative body of the Russian Patent Office called the Chamber of Patent Disputes.
Two Papula-Nevinpat lawyers named to 2021 Best Lawyers™ list: Alexander Polikarpov and Marina Smirnova
Papula-Nevinpat is very pleased to announce that Alexander Polikarpov, Eurasian Patent Attorney, and Marina Smirnova, Patent and Trademark Attorney, have been included in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Russia under Intellectual Property Law.
Also this year our attorneys gathered many IP STARS 2020 nominations – IP STARS are IP experts who have been highly recommended by their peers and customers.
Papula-Nevinpat is very pleased to announce that Folke Johansson has been selected as an IAM Global Leader.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemia, the Patent Office of Azerbaijan will be closed until 29 April 2020.
Papula-Nevinpat’s Folke Johansson, Markku Simmelvuo and Marina Smirnova have been selected as IP Leaders in World Intellectual Property Review’s WIPR Leaders 2020 handbook. WIPR Leaders is a one-stop guide to the leading IP practitioners in the world.
Unikulma started to patent when one of their mattress models was copied by a competitor. Now, Unikulma is one of the industry’s leading IP filers in the world, according to founder Vesa Tuominen.
Papula-Nevinpat recognized as one of the top patent firms both in Finland and Russia in the 2019 edition of IAM Patent 1000
Papula-Nevinpat has again been ranked as one of the top patent firms both in Finland and Russia in the patent prosecution category of the 2019 edition of Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.
Patent Attorney Linda Norrgård to join Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team as of 1 April 2019
Patent Attorney Linda Norrgård, M. Sc. (Tech.), strengthens Papula-Nevinpat’s team of IP experts as of 1 April 2019. Linda has worked with patents since 2008, spending most of her career in various Finnish patent firms.
Papula-Nevinpat’s team of IP experts is growing, as European Patent Attorney Miika Tupala has been appointed patent attorney as of 1 April 2019.
Folke Johansson, who heads our firm’s patent department, and Markku Simmelvuo, our Managing Director, were both ranked in the patent category in Finland. In Russia, Marina Smirnova was ranked in both the patent and trademark categories.
In the past, we used to think of software and machines as two distinct elements. Now we see the integration of these two, as machines are more equipped with smart technology. For traditional smokestack companies digital transformation creates also new opportunities and challenges in the protection of Intellectual Property, or IP.
In Russia too, it is possible to dispute the validity of a granted patent. Read Erik Goussev's blog on the patent opposition proceedings in Russia.
Protecting your ideas should start already in the product development phase. Read the story of our customer Kirsi Ihalainen, CEO of Kelosound Oy, who created a product of naturally dried wood that plays different sounds.
As from now on it should be possible to make only one customs application instead of 5. This brings financial benefits to intellectual property owners.
The trust that the entire patent system enjoys is dependent on how fair do the companies see the way patents benefit their owners. The lighting industry should now keep the business hot while maintaining a cool head, especially when it comes to IP.
The results are based on nominations from industry peers. WIPR Leaders ranks the leading IP practitioners in the world, listing over 1,700 lawyers.
The innovation voucher with new terms became available on 8 January 2018. Business Finland’s innovation voucher can be used to purchase services in order to boost innovation, such as intellectual property services.
Papula-Nevinpat offers new IP service packages – get your IP process started with Tekes’ innovation voucher
The innovation voucher can be used to purchase services in order to boost innovation, such as intellectual property services. Take a look at our new IP service packages.
Micro-enterprises and SMEs reaching for new business opportunities through growth and internationalization may apply for Business Finland’s innovation voucher. The innovation voucher can be used to purchase services in order to boost innovation. The application process is simple, and you may get the decision even in one week. The value of the voucher is €6000 […]
We are very happy to announce that Papula-Nevinpat's Folke Johansson and Markku Simmelvuo have been named as IP leaders in the World Intellectual Property Review's WIPR Leaders 2017 handbook for patents in Finland. In Russia, for both patents and trademarks, our Marina Smirnova was listed as a WIPR Leader 2017.
Back in 2010, the Chinese Government made a projection that by 2015 more than 1 million invention patents would be filed annually in China.
Papula-Nevinpat laajentaa yhteistyötään startup-yhteisöjen kanssa Aalto Entrepreneurship Societyn Summer of Startups -kesäohjelmaan.
We proudly inform that our European patent attorney Folke Johansson has been selected as a WIPR Leader 2016 for patents in Finland.
A reference to the Republic of Moldova as a validation state has been included in the EPO's request for grant form and in the in the Euro-PCT filing form.
The Russian patent office operates better than its reputation, and it has not been politicized. The fledgling legislation has been systematically developed to correspond with internationally established practices.
Patent claims may not be the first things that come to mind when you think about the basics of good communication. They can be wordy and loaded with definitions that seem out of place in everyday language. And it’s doubtful that the inventor is impressed by brilliantly written text if he or she cannot even […]
Article in the World Intellectual Property Review: Changes to practice relating to patents and utility models
Pinja Jaspers and Minna Päiväsaari have been entered in the Register of Patent Agents maintained by the Finnish Patent and Registration Office on 7 May 2014.
The Acquisition International magazine interviewed Mr Folke Johansson, Director and European Patent Attorney, and Ms Erja Partio, European Patent Attorney
Mr Teemu Lang, our Patent Attorney and Director of the Patent Department, has more than 12 years of experience in intellectual property matters.
On February 19, 2013, the EU ministries signed the agreement that will establish a single patent litigation system for Europe, the Unified Patent Court (UPC)
The following changes in the Statute of Fees were approved in a meeting of the Administrative Council of the Eurasian Patent Organization
The official fees in Russia for patent, trademark and design applications will change as of 23 August 2012.
Please note that any Eurasian patent application filed on 26 April 2012 or later will not cover Moldova anymore.
Rules relating to extension of a patent term have been adopted in Belarus. The rules have come into force on 2 February 2011.
Our experts, Dr. Teemu Lang (Helsinki) and Dr. Dmitri Popov (St. Petersburg), have studied patenting in the field of nanotechnology in Russia